ethnobiology

noun
eth·​no·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌeth-nō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce ethnobiology (audio) \

Definition of ethnobiology

: the interdisciplinary study of how human cultures interact with and use their native plants and animals

Other Words from ethnobiology

ethnobiological \ ˌeth-​nō-​ˌbī-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce ethnobiological (audio) \ adjective
ethnobiologist \ ˌeth-​nō-​bī-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce ethnobiologist (audio) \ noun

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Ethnobiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnobiology. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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